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    • Richard of Jamestown

    • A Story of the Virginia Colony
    • By: James Otis
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the compelling and historically accurate story Richard of Jamestown, by the incredible 19th-century author James Otis. The tale is told from the perspective of 10-year-old Richard Mutton, who actually did sail with Captain John Smith on the Susan B. Constant to found the Jamestown colony.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Kentucky

    • The Spirit of America, Book 1
    • By: Jerry Robbins, James Otis
    • Narrated by: Nolan Murphy, Theo Cheever, Cameron Levesque, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
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    During the American Revolution, 15-year-old Louis Nelson and 10-year-old Paul Sampson join famed frontier scout Simon Kenton in the advance section of Major George Rogers Clark force crossing the Ohio River to take the British Forts of Kaskaskia, Cahokia, and Vincennes. Danger awaits them as they go deep into enemy territory while war drums ring through the forest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SSSHHHHHH...THEY'LL SEE OUR SMOKE...AND KEEP QUIET

    • By Mike K of Denver on 06-24-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: James Otis
    • Narrated by: Derek Aalerud, J.T. Turner, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Classic story of a little orphan boy who runs away to join the circus, only to learn that his new employer is a cruel taskmaster. A story that will tug on the heartstrings of listeners of all ages as they enter the world of an old-time traveling circus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it Mr Stubbs

    • By Russell Bernard on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus

    • By: James Otis Kaler
    • Narrated by: Amon Purinton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Who hasn't dreamed of running away to a more exciting life? Toby Tyler is one boy who did just that, spending 10 weeks working for the circus as it toured New England in the 1870s. But was this great adventure everything he dreamed it would be? Toby Tyler or, Ten Weeks with a Circus is a classic story beloved by generation after generation of children. Author James Otis Kaler actually traveled with the Phineas T. Barnum Circus as a young reporter, and he used his firsthand knowledge to acquaint children with the behind-the-scenes details of what the circus is really like, while introducing the unforgettable character of Toby Tyler.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Peter of New Amsterdam

    • A Story of Old New York
    • By: James Otis
    • Narrated by: Jim Hodges
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Twelve-year-old Peter Hulbert is left an orphan in Leyden, Holland, as the rest of the Pilgrims sail for the New World. A merchant of the West India Company takes him to New Amsterdam as his servant. Here Peter's adventures begin in this historically accurate tale of life in old New York.

    Regular price: $13.96